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Should I Contest My Minnesota Traffic Ticket?

Should I Contest My Minnesota Traffic Ticket?

We all know the feeling of dread when you see those flashing police lights in your rearview mirror. Even if you haven’t done anything wrong, you start to question yourself. Unfortunately, even when you obey all traffic laws, you may end up with a traffic ticket. The...

Successfully Defending Against Sexual Assault Charges

Successfully Defending Against Sexual Assault Charges

A sexual assault charge has a certain stigma in our society; the shame the alleged perpetrator feels functions as a deterrent from committing this act more than once. However, those charged with sexual assault are often “tried” by their communities before a jury even...

How Do Traffic Violations Differ From Other Crimes?

How Do Traffic Violations Differ From Other Crimes?

Most of us who drive a car or truck have received a traffic ticket at some point. One minute you’re on the highway going a few miles per hour over the limit, and the next you’re pulled over with a freshly issued fine. Traffic tickets and minor violations are generally...

Reasons to Choose Sieben Edmunds Miller for Your Federal Case

Reasons to Choose Sieben Edmunds Miller for Your Federal Case

Clients often incorrectly assume their case will be tried in a state courtroom, when in reality they may be facing a federal judge or jury. In fact, criminal and civil matters filed in federal district courts increased by 13 percent in 2020, with almost half a million...

Our Newest Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney

Our Newest Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney

Sieben Edmunds Miller’s newest attorney may be a familiar face – after all, she’s been with the firm for several years. If you’ve worked with us before, she likely helped your attorney conduct legal research, review discovery, and prepare your trial materials. Now,...

The Role of a Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer

The Role of a Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer

In Minnesota we have a three-part criminal justice system consisting of the judge or jury, prosecutor, and defense attorney. Each role in this system has a specific set of responsibilities, and the system relies on all parties’ competence to run smoothly. For a...

How A Second DUI Offense Charge Can Affect Your Future

How A Second DUI Offense Charge Can Affect Your Future

The term “repeat offender” may conjure up images of hardened criminals in a prison yard, but that’s not totally accurate. Technically, a repeat offender is anyone who has been arrested for or committed a crime more than once. If you’ve been arrested for your second...

Top 3 Myths About DWIs in Minnesota

Top 3 Myths About DWIs in Minnesota

3 Common Myths about Minnesota DWIs If you or a loved one has recently been arrested or charged with a DWI, a million questions are probably running through your head.Will I get thrown in jail? How long will I lose my license? Will I get kicked off my insurance?How...

8 Steps to Take When You’re Charged with a Felony

8 Steps to Take When You’re Charged with a Felony

We tend to think that arrests happen quickly and right at the scene of a crime, but that’s not always the case. Often, individuals know they’ll be charged with a crime outside the presence of police. If this is the situation you’re currently facing, you probably want...

Arrested for a Curfew Violation? Call us.

Arrested for a Curfew Violation? Call us.

If you’ve been arrested for a Curfew Violation, call the Lawyers at Sieben Edmunds Miller today! In the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death last Memorial Day, thousands have taken the streets of Minnesota cities in protest. Many of the demonstrations have remained...

Is the Dakota County Curfew Legal or Unconstitutional?

Is the Dakota County Curfew Legal or Unconstitutional?

On Friday, May 29, 2020, Dakota County issued a mandatory curfew on all residents and occupants of Dakota County.  Sheriff Leslie and Dakota County leaders cited a "heightened risk of significant harm to local residents and businesses" from the ongoing protests and...

How Should Lawyers Dress for Zoom Court Hearings?

How Should Lawyers Dress for Zoom Court Hearings?

In the new normal, court hearings will not be as they once were. Whether it is Skype, Zoom, WebX or Teams, court systems across the country are using technology to keep the wheels of justice rolling. Implementation of new technology can have hiccups, but one recent...